Setting up a Smart Homes for the rest of us (Part 1)

[Part 2 covering lights is available here] Home automation and smart homes are nothing new, the tech has been around for years and there are some great installations around. I have dabbled with home automation in the past but this year I am really focusing on smarting up my home….

Video: Hands on with Windows 10 Creators Update build 15014 for PC

Welcome to my guide to changes in Windows 10 build 15014. In this video I take a look at the new Books section in the Windows Store where you can browse and then purchase eBooks. Once purchased you then go to Microsoft Edge where there is a dedicated books section…

Video: Hands on with Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update build 15014

In this hands on video I take a look at some of the changes to Windows 10 Mobile in build 15014. There are a lot of minor fixes included for mobile and the main visual change is the new Books section in the Windows Store. I take a look at…

Video: Keplar Immersion Universal VR Goggles for iOS and Android

While HoloLens and other dedicated high end virtual and mixed reality headsets are currently expensive you can get in to VR using smartphones. For less than £20 you can get a headset and turn an iPhone or Android phone into a virtual reality headset. You can do it really cheaply…

Video: Hands on with Windows 10 Creators Update build 15007

Time for another Windows 10 Creators Update build video. With the last build for Windows Insiders on the fast ring only released on Monday there are not as many changes within this build as there were on build 15002, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything new. In this video I…

Video: Hands on with Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update build 15007

After yesterday’s accidental we have now have an official release for PC & Mobile. Here is my hands on video with the new build which includes new options in Microsoft Edge and new settings, I take a look at the changes and talk about some of the new features. Full…

Video: Hands on with the accidentally released Windows 10 Mobile build 14998

Microsoft somehow manged to accidentally release a new Windows 10 Mobile for the fast ring this morning. The update which was labelled “Localization for English” was actually build 14998 and after a lengthy download installed the new version. Installing this build is a risk and could mean me having to…

Video: Hands on with Windows 10 Creators Update build 15002

My first Windows 10 hands on video of 2017 and there is a lot to fit in! As it has been a few weeks since the last build there are a lot of changes to the OS, I haven’t shown every change but I have picked out the most interesting…

Video: Setting up and review of Netgear’s Orbi Tri-Band Mesh WiFi System

Orbi is Netgear’s Tri-Band Mesh home Wifi networking system. It certainly is no normal WiFi access point or router, it is actually a pair of devices one you use as a router/access point and the other one as an extender creating a mesh network for your home or office. The…

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